Televisa Partners With Troika To Rebrand Galavision As GalaTV


Mexican Network Partners with Branding Agency to Deliver New Brand Strategy & Identity

Last Updated: April 15, 2013 4:47 pm GMT
(Hollywood, California--April 15, 2013) Televisa, the largest media company in Latin America, has tapped American brand consultancy and creative agency Troika to deliver a new brand strategy and identity to their general entertainment network, GalaTV, formerly Galavision. GalaTV, whose programming includes Novelas, news, sports, and comedy, is set to unveil the new brand on Monday, April 15th.

The rebrand of Mexican network Galavision to GalaTV establishes the network as a premiere television destination that delivers a consistent, high quality brand experience that is also adaptable to its wide range of content. The network’s revamped strategy aims to deliver an entertaining, dynamic experience to viewers, and serve the network’s broad audience by customizing messaging around different language delineations and customs throughout its regions in Mexico.

Said Reid Thompson, Creative Director at Troika, “Galavision was a well established brand in Mexico, but we wanted to take it to the next level. Troika partnered with Televisa to move it from a network that everybody knows, to a network everybody talks about. The new identity brings this strategy to life, connecting to audiences by building a brand around the core pillars of adaptability, curiosity, and consistency.”

The network’s identity is rooted in the creative concept “Caleidoscopio,” featuring dynamic movements and a bright, broad color palette that celebrates the spectrum of GalaTV’s entertainment offerings. Each programming genre features different tones and hues – red for passionate Novelas, green for sports – that, together, creates an overlay of intersecting colors that collectively represent the GalaTV brand. To familiarize audiences with the new GalaTV logo, designed by Mexican agency Ideograma, the on-air identity is anchored in abstractions of the logo’s shapes, which become windows for promotional imagery, language, and tune-in information.

GalaTV’s rebrand was developed by a team of over 10 designers, animators, producers, and strategists at Troika, and includes network IDs, a promotional toolkit, and a hero logo animation. All brand elements were designed by the agency, with animation coming as a partnership between Troika and Televisa’s internal creative team.

Founder & CEO Dan Pappalardo
Senior Executive Producer Kristen Olsen
Account Director Holly Eddy
Creative Director Reid Thompson
Managing Creative Director Paul Brodie
Strategist Francisco Letelier
Producer Maria Reinfeld
Designer Vanessa Koch
Designer Philipp Bischel
Designer Nicolas Girard
Designer Earl Jenshus
Designer Jessica Nordquist

About Troika
Troika is brand consultancy & creative agency specializing in entertainment media. Based in Los Angeles, the agency has worked with top entertainment clients around the world, including ABC, FOX, The CW, Canal+ Group, ESPN, Time Warner Cable, EA Sports, Rogers Communications, and NBC Sports.

Troika is actively engaged in building brands throughout the domestic and international Latin American market – from brand strategy through to design and production. The agency has partnered with clients such as Telemundo, Turner Latin America, Globosat, Discovery Latin America, Time Warner Cable Deportes, Univision, Televisa, TV Azteca, and Mun2.

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